2017-2018 BREAKFAST BITES: Employment Law Series Materials
Session 1: August 17, 2017
Why Wage and Hour Claims Will Remain at Record Highs
- Learn what to expect under Trump administration
- Understand the importance of updated job descriptions and ability to work remotely
- Identify legal versus illegal deductions and time keeping practices
Session 2: September 28, 2017
Retirement Plan Loans: Do You Really Want to be Your Employee’s Banker?
- How do the rules work?
- Why you may or may not want to offer them?
- Are in-service distributions an alternative?
Session 3: October 12, 2017
Worker Classification and Joint Employer Liability Issues
- When are my contractors actually employees?
- When are someone else’s employees actually my employees?
- Minimizing the risks of misclassification and joint employer relationships status.
Session 4: November 9, 2017
Bullard-Plawecki Employee Right to Know Act: Managing Risk When Producing a Personnel File
- Highlighting the fundamentals of the Bullard-Plawecki Act.
- The anatomy of a personnel file.
- How to produce confidential information and understanding the restrictions on production of employee disciplinary documents.
Session 5: December 7, 2017
It’s COMP-licated: Tricky Compensation Issues for Employers
- Risks and rewards when utilizing incentive compensation.
- A brief review of Michigan’s “equal pay” standards and statutes.
- How to avoid claims under the Michigan Sales Commission Act.
Session 6: January 11, 2018
Analyzing Work Place Disability Issues
- Who is a disabled individual?
- When do I have to make work place accommodations?
- Disability discrimination claims.
Session 7: February 8, 2018
Affordable Care Act — Destination Unknown
- IRC 4980H Pay or Play Penalty Enforcement Has Begun
- Appealing IRC 4980H Pay or Play Penalties
- Common Health Plan Form 1094/1095 Problems
Session 8: March 8, 2018
Employment Litigation Update and Trial Concerns
- Litigation update: what new threats to employers are brewing in the courts
- Choice of venue: federal vs. state court remedies and considerations in arbitration
- An evidentiary primer: what comes in and what stays out at trial